Don't Kill The Mellinger

June 18, 2014 9:25 AM

On the first-place Royals and sustainability

The Royals are in first place now, as you surely know, and between your parade planning and in-a-small-way-it-feels-like-we’ve-won-the-World-Series jokes there is something else worth noting here. Because the amazing thing isn’t that they are in first place this “late” in the season for the first time in a decade as much as it is that they’re in first place this “late” in the season with exactly four hitters going at anything close to expectations.

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